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Search phrase: carping

Plays

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Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.63Mingled his royalty with capering fools,Mingled his Royaltie with Carping Fooles,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.90This fellow here with envious carping tongueThis Fellow heere with enuious carping tongue,
Much Ado About NothingMA III.i.71Sure, sure, such carping is not commendable.Sure, sure, such carping is not commendable.
Richard IIIR3 III.v.67T' avoid the censures of the carping world.T'auoid the Censures of the carping World.

Glossary

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commentcriticism, objection, carping remark
criticcensorious, carping, fault-finding
grumblingquerulous, discontented, carping

Thesaurus

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carpinggrumbling
carping remarkcomment
remark, carpingcomment
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